Russell Township Trustees last week approve a lease paving the way for the Russell Township Citizens’ Park District to manage the Upper Chagrin Preserve.
Russell Township Trustees said they gained a sense of direction regarding the reparations of the old firehouse on Chillicothe Road after reviewing a safety inspection report.
Rainstorms last week were a fitting backdrop when South Russell Village Council heard complaints from residents about flooding and standing water at Country Estates and the Preserve of Chagrin Falls neighborhoods.
The Russell Township Citizens’ Park District board last week approved its budget for next year that includes plans for upkeep of the Upper Chagrin Preserve.
RUSSELL — Six Republican candidates for the U.S. Senate spoke at the Primary 2022 Preview at The Club at Hillbrook on Sunday, hosted by the Western Reserve Women’s Republican Club. About 200 guests gathered to hear from Bernie Moreno, Jane Timken, J.D. Vance, Mike Gibbons, Neil Patel and Mar…
After 32 years and 10 months on the job, Russell Township Police Chief Timothy Carroll is looking forward to his retirement after all he has accomplished on the force.
For Russell residents Steve and Kristin Gaetjens, the opportunity started with a dilapidated gas station located on three quarters of an acre at the southwest corner of Chillicothe (Route 306) and Kinsman Road (Route 87).
The Russell Township Police Department is reminding drivers about the lifesaving benefits of wearing a seatbelt during the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s national Click It or Ticket event. The national seat belt campaign runs from May 24 …
The Russell Township Citizens’ Park District last week approved changes in an agreement with Russell Township Trustees involving Upper Chagrin Preserve Park.
After their open house in June during the height of the coronavirus pandemic, Audrey Elszasz and Renee Burr, like many, were faced with uncertainty, but specifically with the success of their new Natural Classroom.
RUSSELL — Township trustees last week approved an application for a $6,000 Northeast Ohio Public Energy Council Community grant to improve insulation for the town hall administration building.
SOUTH RUSSELL — Members of the village Finance Committee met with the Whitetail Homeowners Association last week to discuss utilizing their land for the Manor Brook Headwater Stream Restoration Project.
RUSSELL — The animal lovers at Rescue Village will not let the COVID-19 pandemic ruin their services for the community and their annual events and fundraisers.
Russell Township Trustees held a special meeting on New Year’s Eve to finalize the 2021 Ohio Department of Transportation Traffic Signalization Project proposed for the intersection of Routes 87 and 306.
Russell Township Park District Board Chairman Dennis Suhay said that the Geauga County Budget Commission’s decision to not approve the district’s budget on Aug. 31 was based on a frivolous reason to not give them money to spend in 2021.
Russell Township Road Superintendent Gene Lane said he and his crew needed to act quickly to repair Hillbrook Lane East when it caved in on Labor Day after excessive rainwater pushed the culvert out from under the roadway.
Former Newbury teachers now working in the West Geauga Local School District will retain their seniority, potentially sparing them from being first to the chopping block in the event of a reduction in force, according to a newly minted agreement.
The playground at South Russell Park is open and will be disinfected regularly after the Village Council agreed to cut the proverbial caution tape during a special meeting last week.
RUSSELL — Geauga County Budget Commission members approved the township’s 2021 budget when they reconvened on Monday, two weeks after sending the spending plan back for revisions.
A light rainstorm during last week’s special meeting of the Russell Township Citizens’ Park District Board gradually swelled to a full-scale storm over the course of the half-hour session at Geauga Park District’s West Woods shelter. Board members recapped their recent hearing with the Geaug…
Russell — As part of a pooled grant that will help other fire departments throughout Geauga County purchase new radios, the township is set to receive $93,000, Trustee Jim Mueller said after a special meeting last week.
Despite their reopening plan in place, West Geauga addressed some primary concerns with the restart of schools this month amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. An established committee intends to investigate the matters further.
RUSSELL — It looks as though the old township fire station won’t be going anywhere anytime soon, now that the trustees voted last week to rescind their December 2019 resolution to demolish the 68-year-old building.
On Monday, Jacqueline Baker and 22 other former Newbury district teachers filed a lawsuit in Geauga County Common Pleas Court against the West Geauga Local School District to recognize their seniority as teachers, which would protect them if the district chooses to reduce its number of employees.
RUSSELL — The township is looking to spend about $5,300 on six security cameras, a special infrared camera that records license plate numbers and a new database to store information for people caught littering at the recycling center, Trustee Jim Mueller said last week.
Russell Township Citizens’ Park District board members last week approve the 2021 budget. Board member Perry Howland said the spending plan is similar to this year’s budget.
West Geauga Local Schools rolled out two new stakeholder committees to continue the discussion of Newbury school facilities and the reopening of the 2020-21 school year.
Russell Township Citizens’ Park District board members voted this week to turn over $548,000 in grant money from the Clean Ohio Fund to the Geauga Park District to purchase 63 acres of forested land adjacent to Music Street.
RUSSELL — Trustees are looking to beef up security at the township recycling center after Trustee Jim Mueller last week shared photos of junk stacked up at the collection site.
Russell trustees last week approved the township’s preliminary 2021 budget plan that is $164,000 lighter than the previous year due to the coronavirus pandemic.
South Russell Village on Monday held the first of three required readings for an ordinance that would allow the village to procure CT Consultants to perform work on the Manor Brook Headwater Stream Restoration Project through noncompetitive proposal at a special council meeting on June 1.